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CCT - Character Share Price

320p -2.5  -0.8%

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Consumer Cyclicals
Small Cap
Market Cap £68.9m
Enterprise Value £52.6m
Revenue £113.3m
Position in Universe 1061st / 1807
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1m -3.94%
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52w High -26.7%
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Year End 31st Aug 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
97.9 99.1 121 115.3 106.2 120.4 122.3 127.8 +4.2%
+3,914 +81.8 +6.3 +4.0 -12.2 -3.1 -17.0 +2.89
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 29 February 2020, Character Group plc revenues decreased 12% to £51.7M. Net income before extraordinary items decreased 54% to £2.1M. Revenues reflect a decrease in demand for the Company's products and services due to unfavorable market conditions. Net income also reflects Other operating income decrease of 29% to £244K (income), Finance income decrease of 67% to £9K (income). Dividend per share decreased from £0.13 to £0.02.
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Profile Summary

The Character Group plc is a toy company. The Company is engaged in the design, development and international distribution of toys, games and gifts. Its geographical segments include other EU, UK and Far East. It designs and manufactures toys based on television, film and digital characters, and distributes these products in the United Kingdom and overseas. It also distributes finished products in the United Kingdom developed by overseas-based toy producers. Its diverse product range includes products for pre-school, boys, activity and girls. The Company's brands include Peppa Pig, Little Live Pets, Teletubbies, Minecraft, Scooby Doo, Mashems, Fireman Sam and Ben & Holly. Its customer list includes the United Kingdom toy retailers, the United Kingdom independent toy stores and a selection of overseas distributors. It operates approximately two distribution warehouses located near Oldham, Greater Manchester. It primarily distributes products sourced from overseas third parties.

Last Annual August 31st, 2019
Last Interim February 29th, 2020
Incorporated March 15, 1995
Public Since June 22, 1995
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 212
Sector Consumer Cyclicals
Industry Leisure Products
Index FTSE Aim All Share ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Shares in Issue 21,379,781
Free Float (0.0%)
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Frequently Asked Questions for Character
What is the Character share price?

As of 2:38pm, shares in Character are trading at 320p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £68.9m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Character share price performed this year?

Shares in Character are currently trading at 320p and the price has moved by -3.73% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Character price has moved by 18.62% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Character?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Character, there are there are currently 0 "buy" , 0 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Character is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Character next release its financial results?

Character is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-03-01
What is the Character dividend yield?

The Character dividend yield is 4.65% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Character pay a dividend?

Last year, Character paid a total dividend of 0.15, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 4.65%. Looking ahead, Character has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Character next pay dividends?

Character has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Character shares is currently 4.65%.

How do I buy Character shares?

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What is the market cap of Character?

Shares in Character are currently trading at 320p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £68.9m.

Where are Character shares listed? Where are Character shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Character:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: CCT
What kind of share is Character?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Character is currently classified as a Super Stock. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Character share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Character are currently priced at 320p. At that level they are trading at 33.33% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 479.98.

Analysts covering Character currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.3565 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Character share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Character. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 39.74%. At the current price of 320p, shares in Character are trading at 5.17% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Character PE Ratio?

The Character PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 10.12. The shares are currently trading at 320p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Character?

Character's management team is headed by:

Richard King - NEC
Kirankumar Shah - MDR
Joseph Kissane - EDR
Jonathan Diver - MDR
David Harris - NID
Michael Hyde - EDR
Jeremiah Healy - DMK
Clive Crouch - NID
Who are the major shareholders of Character?

Here are the top five shareholders of Character based on the size of their shareholding:

Shah (Kirankumar Premchand) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 10.13% (2.17m shares)
Close Brothers Asset Management Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 7.15% (1.53m shares)
Diver (Jonathan James) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 6.59% (1.41m shares)
Forager Capital Management, LLC Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 6.3% (1.35m shares)
Henry Spain Investment Services, Ltd. Corporation
Percentage owned: 6.04% (1.29m shares)
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